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Product Design and Process Development

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Product Design and Process Development

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    3M helps MedTech manufacturers design and build more reliable, innovative and feature-rich medical devices.

    We provide a range of materials and technologies including stick-to-skin adhesives for wearable devices and diagnostic films for microfluidic applications.

    We’ll help you find the right materials for your product and get your design to market, no matter what development stage you’re in.

    For device prototyping and process development we can also faciltiate in-house Sterilization for a wide range of devices from stents, catheters, implants, cutting tools, needles, defibs and more.

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  • Device Materials and Components

    Wearable Sensors for Continous Health Monitoring

    3M offers a variety of components that can be designed into wearable sensors for continuous health monitoring.

    From adhesives and electronics to drug delivery, our technologies are helping you change the way patient health is monitored outside of the hospital — while helping you improve manufacturing efficiency and the accuracy of your devices.

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  • Medical Device Construction

    Medical Device Construction

    3M's wide range of medical-grade adhesives and films can act as adhesives within the construction of your medical devices.

    You can take advantage of 3M's design and technical expertise and network of Preferred Converters to make sure you're using the best components and design for the application - no matter how complex or specialized.

    Learn more about Device Materials and Components

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  • Microfluidics


    When it comes to microfluidics—3M gets it. We are your trusted source for advanced technologies in the design and manufacture of microfluidic devices.

    Typical uses for microfluidics include construction of blood glucose strips, lateral flow assays and other consumables and devices used for clinical, molecular and immunoassay diagnostics.

    3M Diabetes Monitoring by the Drop Brochure (PDF 624 KB)

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  • Prototyping, Process Development and Pilot Scale Production

    Prototyping, Process Development and Pilot Scale Production

    The 3M Steri-Vac GSX EO Sterilizer is ideal for R&D laboratory applications. The GSX Series Sterilizer is a 100% ethylene oxide sterilization system that is an effective low temperature sterilization method for medical devices.

    It's compact size limits the requirement for floorspace while allowing medical device design teams the valuable ability to sterilize their prototypes in-house saving significant time & resources in the medical device design process.

    3M Steri-Vac Commercial Brochure (PDF 3.76 MB)

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    3M believes that training is a critical element in the correct use of our products. Click to access our training material to help you create awareness of education and training in your work places.

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    Interested in more information about our Products and Expertises? Click to access our range of MedTech documents incl. whitepapers, case studies, reports and general marketing communications.

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